“The person from the Vatican that was quoted in the newspaper reports, if quoted correctly, can’t truly understand the gospel—in my opinion. The Bible makes it clear that Adam’s sin affected the whole universe. This means that any aliens would also be affected by Adam’s sin, but they can’t have salvation.
While baptizing an alien might feel good, it would have no more spiritual consequence than baptizing a chicken or a fallen angel.”
Biblical literalist and high-profile Young Earth creationist Ken Ham takes issue with a recent proclamation by the Pope’s astronomer that he would baptise an alien if it asked.
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